Monaghan goalkeeper Rory Beggan attempts to clear his lines at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Monaghan 2-16 Kildare 2-14 (after extra time, Monaghan 1-13 Kildare 2-10 after normal time)Monaghan eventually secured the last spot in the All-Irelan(...)

Paddy Keenan of Louth poses a considerable threat from centrefield for the underdogs. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There will be no moment of silence but plenty of muted reflection by diehard Lilywhites descending on HQ tomorrow. Johnny Doyle is no more, the great(...)

Moorefield’s Ciaran Kelly and Donnachadh McDonnell of Sarsfields. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As he stood on the pitch afterwards, Ronan Sweeney recalled the day he and a few other survivors on the Moorefield panel had come here in 1997 to win (...)

Kildare's Hugh McGrillen tries to shake off the challenge of Tyrone’s Mark Donnelly during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at St Conleth's Park in Newbridge . Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The green shoots of Kildare's under-21s was the main reason for Kieran McGeeney not being overly perturbed by a long standing problem in Lilywh(...)